Kaufman, Texas Population 2021

8,414
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Kaufman is a city located in Kaufman County Texas. It is also the county seat of Kaufman County. With a 2020 population of 8,414, it is the 272nd largest city in Texas and the 3494th largest city in the United States . Kaufman is currently growing at a rate of 3.86% annually and its population has increased by 25.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,703 in 2010. Kaufman reached it's highest population of 8,414 in 2021. Spanning over 9 miles, Kaufman has a population density of 939 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kaufman is $62,449 with a poverty rate of 26.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $946 per month, and the median house value is $93,900. The median age in Kaufman is 33.9 years, 34.1 years for males, and 33.5 years for females.

Kaufman Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kaufman was:

  • White: 85.66%
  • Black or African American: 8.92%
  • Other race: 3.11%
  • Two or more races: 1.91%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kaufman, Texas is 8,414 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,475.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,703.

Kaufman, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,27985.66%
Black or African American6548.92%
Some Other Race2283.11%
Two or More Races1401.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.40%
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Kaufman Population by Race

Kaufman Population Pyramid $2021

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Kaufman Median Age

33.9


Total

34.1


Male

33.5


Female

Kaufman Adults

There are 5,120 adults, (813 of whom are seniors) in Kaufman.

Kaufman Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Kaufman Sex Ratio

Female

3,758

51.27%

Male

3,572

48.73%

Kaufman Population by Age

Kaufman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kaufman Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.5%34.5%
All56.2%43.8%
Non Family49.7%50.3%
Female49.3%50.7%
Male35.5%64.5%

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kaufman Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0813.2656.2
Married9624.2765.5
Non Family6681.249.7
Female341449.3
Male1104.6835.5

4.07

Average Family Size

3.26

Average Household Size

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Kaufman Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade46810.10%
9th to 12th Grade75216.22%
High School Graduate1,54933.42%
Some College1,07823.26%
Associates Degree2836.11%
Bachelors Degree3447.42%
Graduate Degree1613.47%
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Kaufman Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kaufman Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,7562,379419
Hispanic1,34565447
Black49735924
Other Race14110112
2+ Races705215
Native American298

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.32%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 21.43%.

Kaufman Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,377$35,925$22,143
Less Than 9th Grade$22,670$24,764$13,875
High School Graduate$23,417$38,882$12,404
Some College$39,139$42,083$35,227
Bachelors Degree$45,893$46,786$44,167
Graduate Degree$105,268$$57,143

$30,377

Average Earnings

$35,925

Average Male

$22,143

Average Female

Kaufman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kaufman Language by Age

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Kaufman Language

69.58% of Kaufman residents speak only English, while 30.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.32% of the population.

Kaufman Language

Kaufman Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,64095336.10%
White3,51854315.43%
Black52626750.76%
Other2053416.59%

26.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.08%

Male Poverty Rate

29.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kaufman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kaufman is Black, with 50.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kaufman is White, with 15.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.22%.

Kaufman Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.64%
Some College22.69%
High School20.48%
Bachelors or Greater1.63%

Kaufman Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed52.59%
Female Employed10.14%
Male Employed7.91%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Kaufman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kaufman Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,793$62,449
Families$49,269$69,135
Married Families$68,333-
Non Families$26,806$39,147
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Income by Household Type

Kaufman Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Kaufman Married by Age and Sex

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Kaufman Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kaufman Marital Status by Race

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Kaufman Marital Status

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366

Number of Veterans

337

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam116
Second Gulf War79
First Gulf War53
Korea19
World War II6

Kaufman Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6499
75+76
65 to 7472
35 to 5467
18 to 3452

Kaufman Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2926.75%
Black6612.72%
Hispanic80.51%
Other Race84.76%

Kaufman Veterans by Race

Kaufman Veterans by Education

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23.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kaufman Veterans by Education

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59.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Kaufman Employment by Age

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Kaufman Employment by Race

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Kaufman Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.43%

Born in Kaufman

84.64%

Native Born

15.36%

Foreign Born

9.60%

Non Citizen

5.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.64% of Kaufman residents were born in the United States, with 71.43% having been born in Texas. 9.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kaufman Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,4143133.86%
20208,1013134.02%
20197,7883134.19%
20187,4751361.85%
20177,3392563.61%
20167,0831512.18%
20156,9321351.99%
20146,797791.18%
20136,718390.58%
20126,679330.50%
20116,646240.36%
20106,6221320.20%
20006,4901,2522.17%
19905,2385801.18%
19804,6586461.50%
19704,0129252.66%
19603,0873731.30%
19502,714600.22%
19402,6541530.30%
19202,5010.00%

Kaufman Population by Year